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Why you need Retail Health & Safety skill tests?

Recruiting for values is proving to be increasingly important, our culture and scenario based tests not only set the scene of a retail role, but also focus on the candidate’s decision making ability. If you’re hiring for a position in a Retail-related role then our pre-employment assessments such as Retail Health & Safety and other tests within the module are exactly what you need to ensure your job applicants have what it takes before you hire them.  It’s fast, efficient and will give you confidence to make a smarter hiring decision. Or do you want to re-train your existing employees? Provide them with the relevant skills they need to improve their day-to-day work.

Overview of Test

Designed to test an individual’s knowledge of how to prevent personal injury and select appropriate equipment for health & safety in a retail environment. Candidates are presented with multiple choice questions where they will select the most appropriate action to take on the given situation.

Candidates are presented with 10 questions to complete in 10 minutes. The candidate’s responses are automatically marked and a point awarded for each correctly answered question. Skipped questions or those that are not taken will result in no point being awarded.

Sample Question:

Q. The cleaning team has been round this morning on the shop floor, ready for opening. You notice that the surface is still wet but no-one has put signs up on the shop floor.

What do you do?

A. Nothing, the floor will dry soon

B. Leave it until a customer makes a complaint or slips

C. Put a chair over the slippery part of the floor

D. Notify the floor manager and then put signs up in all places needed


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Retail Health & Safety FactFile


Key Skills Measured:
  • Accident Prevention
  • Knowledge
  • Attention
  • Common Sense
Test Details:
  • Practice Test Available
  • Randomised Presentation
  • 10 Minutes Allowed
  • 8 Mins Average Completion Time
  • 10 Questions Presented
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sample report- retail health & safety test

Sample Retail Health & Safety report

Sample Retail Health & Safety report to get a feel for the type of analysis you can receive from a candidate taking this test.

Report clearly shows the candidate’s percentage score, as well as giving them a percentile score against others in your organisation and worldwide.

Require bespoke adjustments to these tests?

All assessments can be adjusted to meet your specific needs. Bespoke activities often include the addition of organisation specific questions relating to specific software, company policies and procedures as well as the removal of questions if required.

To find out more about our bespoke assessments, click here.

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